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Below are biographies and analysis of the work of the artists central to the Fluxus movement. Read more about the movement on the Fluxus Overview page.

Fluxus: 9 of 313 Total Artists
Beuys, Joseph Biography, Art & Analysis

Beuys, Joseph

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Beuys, Joseph Famous Art

Joseph Beuys was a German multi- and mixed-media artist best known for incorporating ideas of humanism, social philosophy and politics into his art. Beuys practiced everything from installation and performance art to traditional painting and "social sculpture." He was continually motivated by the belief of universal human creativity.

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Cage, John Biography, Art & Analysis

Cage, John

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John Cage was an American composer and conceptual artist who incorporated chance, silence, and environmental effects into his performances. An important art theorist, he influenced choreographers, musicians, and the Fluxus artists of the 1970s.

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De Maria, Walter Biography, Art & Analysis

De Maria, Walter

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Walter de Maria is an American sculptor, composer, and multi-media artist whose best known work is The Lightning Field (1977), consisting of 400 lightning rods situated on a field in New Mexico.

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Kaprow, Allan Biography, Art & Analysis

Kaprow, Allan

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Allan Kaprow was an American painter, collagist, assemblagist and performance artist. Kaprow was best known for trailblazing the artistic concept "happenings," which were experiential artistic events rather than single works of art.

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Kusama, Yayoi Biography, Art & Analysis

Kusama, Yayoi

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Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese multimedia artist, best-known for her awe-inspiring and captivating installations of polka dots and psychedelic colors. Through her installations, poetry, paintings, performances, and film she importantly contributed to many of the post-war art movements.

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Morris, Robert Biography, Art & Analysis

Morris, Robert

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Robert Morris is an American artist whose early L-beam and column sculptures were key works in Minimalism. His work also includes felt and fabric pieces, performance, body art, and earthworks, often with an emphasis on process and theatricality.

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Ono, Yoko Biography, Art & Analysis

Ono, Yoko

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Yoko Ono is a Japanese-American artist, musician, author, and peace activist, known for her work in avant-garde art, music and filmmaking as well as her marriage to the lendary John Lennon. Ono was highly succcesful iin bringing feminism to the forefront of the art world through her performance and conceptual pieces.

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Paik, Nam June Biography, Art & Analysis

Paik, Nam June

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Nam June Paik worked with a variety of media and is considered to be the first video artist. Paik is credited with coining the term "information superhighway" and was known for making robots out of television sets.

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Schneemann, Carolee Biography, Art & Analysis

Schneemann, Carolee

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Schneemann, Carolee Famous Art

Carolee Schneemann is an American visual artist, known for her discourses on the body, sexuality and gender. Her work is primarily characterized by research into visual traditions, taboos, and the body of the individual in relationship to social bodies. Schneemann's works have been associated with a variety of art classifications including Fluxus, Neo-Dada, the Beat Generation, and happenings.

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Fluxus: 9 of 313 Total Artists



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